Drawing Eye Misconceptions

Eye Drawing Common Misconceptions

Figure Artist uses virtual models that are anatomically correct, including genitalia however, it also includes a feature to remove genitals from the models. The default is off, showing no genitalia. The images in this book use the default setting. Good figure drawing is a conscious effort that takes time, patience, and knowledge. I have often told my students that art is more closely related to an athletic event than it is to an academic endeavor. I believe that art instructors would be better...

Limitations of a Live Model

Live Model Poses

Although a live model is always the preferred situation for drawing the figure, there are limitations to what you can have a model do. Live models are humans who live in a real world. They get tired. Even a relaxed pose can't be held indefinitely. The following are just a few limitations you will find when posing a live model Gravity affects everything in life, including a model, causing fatigue. Some poses are easier to hold than others for long periods of time. Out of respect and compassion...

Body Proportions Skeleton

Simplified Skeleton Proportion

In this chapter I will cover how to construct the figure using some simplified methods to make the process of drawing a little easier. I will start by showing you how to build a simple structure as the basis for defining dimension and proportion. This structure will become the foundation of your figure drawings. You will then be able to use it to develop a finished figure drawing. At the beginning of every figure drawing, the artist is faced with a daunting task in defining a subject that is...